Six dead, several injured, after high speed chase


POSTED: Monday, August 12, 2013 - 9:13pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 7:48am

The DPS is reporting that several people were injured and six were killed in multiple vehicle accident during a high speed chase.

A DPS trooper was engaged in a high speed pursuit of a stole pickup truck, from the Alton Police Department, just north of Mission.

During the pursuit the truck entered the intersection of FM 2221 and Western Road and striking several vehicles.

The driver of the stolen truck fled the scene but was apprehended a short time later and transported to a local hospital.

Investigators report that three vehicles were involved with multiple people injured and six confirmed fatalities.

The crash continues to be under investigation and the identities of the decease or injured have not been confirmed.

NewsCenter 23 is working on getting more information and will report it as soon as it is available.

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